Contribution to the Flora of Central-Southern Dhofar (Sultanate of Oman)

  title={Contribution to the Flora of Central-Southern Dhofar (Sultanate of Oman)},
  author={Stefano Mosti and Mauro Raffaelli and Marcello Tardelli},
  pages={65 - 91}
Summary From 2000 to 2009 we carried out 10 scientific missions to Central-Southern Dhofar with the aim of collecting plants. We eplored several habitats, such as littorals and seashores, coastal plains and many wadis ending in the Arabian sea (from Rackhyt, Al Mughsayl, Salalah, Khor Rori, Mirbat, Hadbin up to Hasik). We paid particular attention to the floristic exploration of the monsoon slopes of the coastal mountains (with special reference to Jabal Qara) where plant richness and endemic… 
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